Meaning of gainsayer in English:




See gainsay

‘The Pope's funeral illustrated just how important religion still is to us all, whatever the gainsayers would have you believe’
  • ‘And with God as his ally, he can face the multitude of enemies and gainsayers who threaten him everywhere.’
  • ‘The phlegmatic attitude of continental Europeans to the euro puts British gainsayers to shame’
  • ‘Both schools attempt to defend the faith from the gainsayer, the naturalist, the rebel.’
  • ‘In other words, these days a Luddite is (unfairly so) an automatic gainsayer against the march of technology.’